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Saturday, November 18, 2017

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2017 Seattle Yacht Club Sailboat Awards Dinner

Friday, November 17th
6:00 pm Social Hour
6:30 pm Dinner
Awards ceremony to follow

Please join your fellow sailors for the end of sailing season celebration!

This event is open to Non-Members.
Please call the Front Desk to RSVP:
(206) 325-1000


***Bonus ***

Buy the new book and receive a complimentary copy of

The 1892-1992 Centennial History of the Seattle Yacht Club

(Limited to quantities on hand)


  Learn about our culture and its traditions

Enjoy over 500 vintage and modern photos

Grasp how the club has changed over the decades

Discover how SYC members created a World Class Yacht Club

Appreciate our Outstations and discover how they were acquired

 A one-time printing created for members by members

Available for Christmas 2017

Just call the front desk!


Seattle Yacht Club Awarded Joe Prosser Trophy for Excellence in Sailing Instruction

The US Sailing Association has recognized Seattle Yacht Club with the Joe Prosser Trophy for Excellence in Sailing Instruction.
Read more HERE.

    Introduction to SYC
Founded in 1892, SYC is one of the country's most active and long-established yacht clubs.  SYC is home to nearly 2,500 members. The Club offers an outstanding group of properties for use by members, ranging from the historic Mainstation on Portage Bay to ten Outstations located along the shores of Washington and British Columbia.  Visit The Club page to learn more.

  Joining SYC
Visit the Joining SYC page to explore membership, watch a video and read answers to FAQs.

Questions? Contact our Membership Director.



Catering & Special Events

Seattle Yacht Club offers the finest service and cuisine for your special events. More information can be found in Dining & Private Events.

Contact our Catering & Special Events Manager for more information.


Hiram Locks Mini-Documentaries

To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Hiram Locks and the Ship Canal the Army Corp of Engineers commissioned a series of documentaries on the building of these amazing waterways and locks. We have posted them all on our website for your enjoyment. A Big thank you to the Army Corp of Engineers!

• Seattle's Waterway to the World
A 59-minute documentary featuring excerpts from the interviews with Tyler Ellison & Roger Werner.
• Recreational Boating on the Ship Canal Features excerpts from Tyler Ellison, Michele Shaw, Gina Purdy and Roger Werner.
• Salmon in the City
• Chittenden & The Corps
• Pioneers of the Ship Canal: Thomas Mercer & Harvey Pike
• A Glass Half Full: Native Americans & The Ship Canal
• Shipyards & Boatyards of the Ship Canal
• Legacy of the Locks & Lake Washington Ship Canal: Centennial Kickoff
• Underground Tour of the Ballard Locks Pump Plant
• Drawbridges of the Ship Canal
• Fremont Bridge Hard Hat Tour 
• Halibut Schooner Vansee: Underway from the Locks for a Century
• Nordic Roots of the Ballard Locks & Ship Canal
• Making the Cut: Centennial Exhibit at the University of Washington
• Fishermen's Terminal: Home Port on the Ship Canal 



Opening Day 2018
Ocean Crossing


Last updated on Thursday, November 09, 2017

Guest Moorage Temporarily Unavailable

Due to work on our docks, the Portage Bay Marina cannot accommodate guest moorage until April 16th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Guest Moorage Temporarily Unavailable

Due to work on our docks, the Portage Bay Marina cannot accommodate guest moorage until April 16th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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Blue Frostbite Friday - a SYC J/22 Sailing Event

Go Sailing on J22s at the Mainstatin and No Host Lunch in Marine Room - Turkey Soup!